Upgrade your home theater with the new Denon AVR-S950H (2019 Model). With 185W per channel, the performance-tuned Denon amplifier delivers an amazing 3D audio experience (supports Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology). Plus, support for the latest 4K video technologies including Dolby Vision™, HDR10, and HLG ensures your TV or projector delivers the best possible picture.
The AVR-S950H supports eARC and 4K video upscaling, plus eight HDMI inputs and two outputs with full HDCP 2.3 support on all ports guarantee compatibility with the latest HD and Ultra HD TVs, Blu-ray players, and game consoles. The front-panel USB offers convenient audio playback of MP3 and hi-res audio formats (WAV, FLAC, ALAC, and DSD 2.8/5.6MHz files). Wirelessly stream popular music services like Spotify®, Pandora®, Tidal, and more via Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2, and Wi-Fi with HEOS built-in. Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for effortless voice control.
By visually guiding you through each step in the setup process, the award-winning Denon Setup Assistant ensures a fast, simple onboarding. Because the acoustics of every home theater is different, the AVR-S950H features premium room calibration technology from Audyssey to automatically measure and optimize your AV receiver’s performance, providing a truly immersive 3D audio experience.
HIGH-PERFORMANCE DISCRETE 7-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER
Featuring discrete high-current power amplifiers on all channels, the AVR-S950H delivers maximum performance and 185 watts of power per channel (6 Ohm, 1kHz, 1ch driven, 10% THD). With low impedance driver capability, it offers operational stability with a wide range of speakers for balanced, quality sound. Plus, auto Eco Mode adjusts power output to speakers based on volume level and on-screen eco meter, providing power consumption reduction in real-time.
SOUND IN THE RIGHT PLACE
Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio with Dolby Atmos. Set up Dolby Atmos with a 5.1.2 surround sound speaker system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theater experience. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization provides immersive audio without height channels, creating virtual height effects in a 5.2, 7.2, or 2.2 speaker arrangement.
THE LATEST HDMI SPECS WITH EARC
HDCP 2.3 processing is available on all HDMI ports, and with two HDMI outputs, connecting a TV and projector in parallel is possible. Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) support enables transmission of 3D audio directly from the TV to the AV receiver through the connected HDMI cable.
ADVANCED VIDEO CONTROLS
The AVR-S950H features eight HDMI inputs and two outputs — including one input on the front panel — that support full 4K Ultra HD, HDR10 (High Dynamic Range), BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut, and 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling.
NEXT-GENERATION VIDEO FORMATS
Watch movies and shows with 4K Ultra HD 60Hz video, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, Dolby Vision, High Dynamic Range (HDR10), Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG), 4K video upscaling, eARC and BT.2020 passthrough support for exceptional color, clarity and contrast.
EASY SETUP EXPERIENCE
The included AVR-S950H Quick Start Guide provides simple, clear instructions for how to get started. Once you connect your TV to the AVR-S950H via HDMI, the exclusive Denon Setup Assistant appears on your TV screen to walk you through setup, step by step. The AVR-S950H automatically renames input source per HDMI info, and quickly select offers one-push buttons for all zones. Color-coded speaker connections are laid out horizontally, making organizing and connecting speaker wires simple.
FRONT USB PORT FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO
Discover the incredible fidelity of high-resolution audio tracks with the ability to decode up to 24-bit/192-kHz ALAC, FLAC, and WAV lossless files as well as DSD 2.8MHz and 5.6MHz tracks (the audiophile format of SACD) via the front panel USB port and network sources. Or, listen to other popular file types such as MP3. Whether you want to listen to your latest download or soak in the fidelity of audiophile-quality FLAC recordings, you have quick access to your favorite songs.
PHONO INPUT FOR TURNTABLE
For nearly 50 years, Denon has been developing turntables and phono pre-amps. With the included Phono (MM) input, the AVR-S950H lets you connect your turntable. Enjoy your vinyl collection with exceptional quality and sound.
- Bluetooth Headphone Transmission: Connect any pair of Bluetooth Headphones to the receiver and enjoy music or movie sound with pure freedom. With or without speakers turned on.
- High-performance discrete 7-channel amplifier: Delivers maximum performance and 185 watts of power per channel
- Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, and DTS Virtual:X: Enjoy an immersive, three-dimensional audio experience
- 8 HDMI inputs with full HDCP 2.3 support, 2 outputs: Connect up to eight of your favorite media devices with full 4K support, 4:4:4 color resolution, and BT.2020
- The latest picture/video technology available: 4K Ultra HD/60 Hz full-rate pass-through, HDR10, Dolby Vision compatibility, and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG)
- Award-winning Denon Setup Assistant: Graphical user interface for an easy and intuitive setup experience
- Compatibility with major voice agents: Works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple Siri for hands-free control of the AVR-S950H and wireless music services.
- Includes HEOS built-in: Wi-Fi music streaming and multi-room audio technology with compatible components
- Smart TV compatibility: Easily control the AVR-S950H with most TV remotes via HDMI-CEC
- New eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) support: Allows for 3D audio transmission directly from the TV to the AV receiver through the connected HDMI cable
- Stream the most popular music services: Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, Deezer, and many others — via Bluetooth, AirPlay 2, or the HEOS app
- Front panel USB input: Convenient audio playback of MP3, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, and DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) files
- Upgraded sound design with 32bit AKM DAC: Allows for high-resolution audio decoding with multiple lossless file types to enjoy
- Powered Zone 2: Enjoy your favorite show in your main room and another device in another room
- Four Quick Select buttons: Featured on the front panel, store your preferred audio settings for each source
- Audyssey MultEQ and Dynamic EQ/Volume: Optimize your room acoustics with Audyssey software and included mic and stand
- All Zone TV Audio: Play the audio from your TV to all zones
- Bluetooth headphone support: Listen to your favorite content via smart devices